Accounting Technician - Bookkeeper - Cobourg
Collins Barrow National Cooperative Incorporated
Cobourg, Canada
6d ago

Baker Tilly KDN LLP is one of the largest locally owned and operated accounting firms in Central Ontario. Baker Tilly offers clients a wide range of business advisory, auditing, accounting and tax planning and compliance services.

When you join Baker Tilly KDN you will have arrived at a place where you are encouraged to develop and grow. We achieve this by offering :

  • A leadership team committed to your success
  • Challenging and varied assignments
  • Ongoing training and support for professional development
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • A professional, fun and friendly working environment
  • We are looking for a well-organized, experienced full-time Bookkeeper to work with clients in our Cobourg office.

    Are you are a passionate, self-starter who can work with limited direction?

    Your primary responsibilities will include :

  • Providing bookkeeping assistance to clients, internally and externally, in various formats including Quickbooks, QBO, Sage / Simply Accounting, TaxPrep and CaseWare
  • Processing bi-weekly / semi-monthly payroll for clients
  • Produce accurate income statements
  • Complete and submit ROEs
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Set up chart of accounts and set up new companies in accounting systems
  • Preparation and filing of CRA remittances
  • Preparing monthly journal entries and reconciliations for balance sheet accounts as well financial and operating statements
  • Preparation and filing of HST returns
  • Providing assistance with ad-hoc reports as required
  • Preparation of client reports as required
  • Preparation ot T1, T4's as required
  • Maintaining regular contact with clients and taxation authorities (CRA) to complete all routine formalities from an accounting perspective
  • Occasional travel to clients' location
  • Hours of Work : Full time Monday - Friday - with additional hours during busy tax season.

    A successful candidate will have :

  • Strong bookkeeping skills are essential
  • 3+ years of accounting experience, preferably in public practice
  • Experience with and / or knowledge of QuickBooks, Sage Accounting, and Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with accounting and tax software an asset. (CaseWare, TaxPrep, PC Law)
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Ability to change priorities quickly and easily, meet recurring deadlines and take ownership of assigned client work
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn and develop
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently as well as part of a team
  • Adept at problem solving and troubleshooting as not everything is as it seems
  • Strong client and interpersonal skills - our clients mean the world to us
  • Additional skillsets include :

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, in both verbal and written communication
  • Ability to take initiative, to organize workload efficiently and manage / meet deadlines
  • Approachable, supportive team player with a strong sense of urgency and a demonstrated history of achieving common goals
  • Experience working in a professional and confidential capacity
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office, web-based programs / databases and general office equipment
  • Application Information :

    We offer a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package based on your experience and performance.

    The most important skillsets we are seeking is someone who can engage in great interpersonal relations with clients and team members.

    You will have strong initiative and a positive can-do focus. Accuracy and precision are core skills for this position (we are accountants after all!) and the ability to juggle multiple priorities with ease and confidence will be necessary during our busy tax season.

    If this sounds like it would be the job for you, the Baker Tilly KDN team wants to hear from you!

    Interested candidates are asked to email their cover letter and resume to BTLife.KDN Please include Accounting Technician / Bookeeping - Sept 2020 in the subject line of your email.

    All resume information is received in confidence and we thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Baker Tilly KDN LLP is a diverse and equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Upon request, we will accommodate accessibility needs throughout the recruitment and selection process, as applicable.

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